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Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
surgeon for advice on when gastric bypass surgery is the best option. that's in today's ask allison. good morning, i am alison seymour. >> i'm tony perkins. take a look at this. actually, the wrong thing was on the prompter. don't look at anything now, except for tucker barnes who is downstairs in the weather center, probably cracking up right now. >> starting off great. >> you saved me, thank you. >> there we go. that's embarrassing. let's get to the maps. oh, live shot first. not getting anything right. nice conditions across the area. going to be a beautiful fall afternoon. talking about a lot of sunshine, and some warmer temperatures. at least less windy than yesterday. with feel warmer with temperatures in the mid-50s later today. nice shot here. should be a beautiful day area- wide. want to focus here in mid- atlantic and northeast, where we had the storm the last couple of days. cleared out overnight. should be in for a really nice couple of days around here, with high pressure building in from the west. less windy and a lot of sunshine here friday and right through your week
Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
review is complete. that may happen next month. allison? >> sarah, thank you so much. >>> the looming fiscal cliff takes center stage at the white house today. president obama is meeting with the leaders of both parties from the house and senate this morning to start negotiations on avoiding the tax hikes and spending cuts. this afternoon the president will sit down with the heads of 13 civil rights groups to get their input on the negotiations. >>> there are worries of a looming war between israel and hamas after more rockets were fired from gaza overnight. this morning another rocket hit the biggest city of tel aviv. yesterday was the first time in 20 years air raid sirens went off in the capital. some 500 rockets were fired from gaza since wednesday and in responsiveness israel launched 150 air strikes, killing 20 palestinians. this morning israel is amassing tasks on the border and have called up thousands of reserve troops. >>> let's look at other top stories now. we start off with a shocking accident in texas. a freight train slammed into a flat bed truck full of wounded warrior
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
morning allison and tony. the crews began leaving here at national harbor in last hour in waves. they are all gone now, on the road headed to new jersey, where they will help restore power to those hardest hit by superstorm sandy. they're sending 1500 workers, between 200 and 250 bucket trucks to help with the efforts. the crews have been working 12 hour shifts since sunday. and they could be deployed for as long as two weeks to new jersey. sandy made landfall on the jersey shore four days ago. dominion crews are assisting first energy and will head to an area in lakewood first before getting to work. given the devastation, the crews are bringing all they need, including trailers to sleep. crews know the conditions are difficult, but they also know people are counting on them. >> got to think about the people you're going to help. they don't have no power. they're in bad shape, stuff like that. conditions are terrible. they don't have no heat. we've been through that too, at our house, where we're from. and you got to think about what you're doing, what you're there for, to help
Nov 16, 2012 2:00pm EST
. so allison grabbed her camera to go check things out. she lived in a southern part of arizona right along the border with mexico. in the bushes she saw four mules, drawing mules. four guys carrying large bundles of what appears to be marijuana. see the guys walking through the bushes there. >> stop, come on. >> we spoke to allison. at no point, she said, did she feel threatened. she never felt they were a danger to her. in fact, they turned around and looked at her and went -- soon you see them cross a dirt road and go back into the bushes on the other side of the road. of course they are trying to get out of there, get out of the range of the camera. >> that's dangerous for her, too. what if they are armed, right? >> those are huge drugs of bales on their back. to me it looks like 200 pounds of drugs. they go back into the weeds. but watch. one guy returns to literally cover his tracks. >> oh, my god, i've never seen anything like this. >> allison said she's never seen it either. in fact, since the wall had been built last year, she's barely seen any migrants coming and going, let
Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
temperatures with already weary voters. i'm allison harmalin in rockaway park, new jersey with that story. >>> victims still reeling from sandy, this is an election day they will likely never forget. thousands are still without power and many residents do not have a place to live. but even in the most devastated areas residents are overcoming all obstacles in order to get out and vote. allison harmalin has the latest. >>reporter: crowds have been streaming into these tents all morning to cast their votes, people roaming through devastated neighborhoods to find this makeshift polling place. >> they don't have internet, they don't have tv, they don't have radios -- a lot of them don't have radios, so they're not aware this is set up. >> i wanted to vote. there's too much involved in it not to find out where to vote and get out there. >>reporter: election officials brought in generators to power these polling tents in the rockaway area of queens, new york. a week after hurricane sandy, the neighborhood is still flooded and still without power. even with all of the chaos, the system her
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
: good morning, tony, good morning, allison. this is the largest deployment ever by dominion virginia to send eight to another area out of state. you can see here they've already got their crews, their trucks here. they have line crews underground line crews already helping to restore power in lower manhattan. now this contingent here will be leaving for areas in new jersey. dominion is sending 1500 workers along with 200 to 250 bucket trucks. some will be departing at 7:30 this morning from national harbor headed to new jersey. millions in the northeast remain without power after sandy caused widespread destruction. >> these guys put wires back up. that's what they do, and they're good at it. they'll be going into neighborhoods and replacing poles and cross arms and wires and restoring lights for the customers. they really -- they do that well. >> we're planning to be totally self-sufficient when we get there. we have trailers that we'll have lodging, our own catering, so first energy, the company we'll be assisting, does not have to worry about us, except to give us the orders so we
Nov 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
without power. they have flooded homes, gasoline shortages and frigid temperatures. allison is in staten side, new york with information from there. -- staten island, new york with information from there. >> reporter: commuters had a chaotic commute into manhattan this morning. many were going back to work for the first time since sandy battered the city. many homes in new york and new jersey remainder without power. a nor'easter is expected to bring high winds and heavy rains to the area on wednesday. the hardest hit neighborhoods in staten island are trying to prepare for the worst while they begin to clean up. i'm standing on the foundations of a home picked up by the storm and swept away. it landed half a mile from here. the structure behind me is the second floor of a neighbor's home. pedro crier ray escaped the storm using a neighbor's roof as a life raft. >> reporter: you floated out of here on your neighbor's roof? with your bullfrog? >> it was safe. >> reporter: as many as 40 though new york city residents were left homeless by the storm. schools reopened today. city council spe
Nov 24, 2012 1:00am PST
than $580 billion, according to the national retail federation. allison worrell kicks off out coverage of retail's big day. >> it's 5:30 in the morning at one of miami's most popular malls, and while it may look tame now, but this is the calm before the black friday shopping storm. >> reporter: from the victoria's secret's pink, to the apple store, people are enthusiastic about buying and it shows. david vaton is on the hunt for an ipad mini and he says when it comes to getting a good deal, sleep is overrated. >> i stayed up the whole night, i did not go to sleep at all. today, so it's been a really long night. >> i got up at 2:00 in the morning. i probably got like five hours of sleep but i'm awkwardly awake right now. >> how much do you expect to save? >> well i just saved 50 bucks on this jacket. i don't know, maybe another hundred, save about $150. >> reporter: more than 145 million people are expected to go shopping this weekend, and while that's slightly less than last year's estimate, retailers are still feeling upbeat about the state of the consumer. stores often make
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
devastated. allison harmlin reports that gas shortages across the state are now a big problem. >>reporter: people who live on long beach island are being forced to stay away, like many of new jersey's barrier islands, there's massive damage everywhere. homes are in pieces and huge amounts of sand are in the streets. residents who decided to ride out sandy on the island are now working together to pick up the pieces. >> everyone whose business depends on the summer, thank god they got their summer in and now we have eight months to fix it up, and we're strong. everybody is strong. >>reporter: the mayor of lbi said the storm could end costing more than $700 million. >> we had no water, sewer, electric, gas, phones. we're basically dead in the water here. >>reporter: the town put out this giant belong-long sandbag to try to protect these homes from the storm. it didn't make much difference, sandy yumped right over it. in hoboken flood waters remained high and flood waters -- and supplies remained low. an estimated 20,000 people are stranded in their homes. fuel is also in short supply. drive
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
, allison, tucker. you'll find traffic volume increasing and starting to slow northbound i-95 at dale city continuing to woodbridge. delays due to the crash, tying up the commute northbound at edsel road. stay to the left. 395 no issues on the 14th street bridge. 295 slowing towards the naval rch lab, 31 miles per hour. below speed at 25 miles per hour to the inbound 11th street bridge. inbound new york avenue traffic lights delays northeast to northwest. southbound 270 from 85 to rockville, 40 minutes at this time. that's with all lanes open. tough for those across the 14th street bridge. earlier incident stopped mid- span. it's cleared. slow traffic leaving the beltway to king street and over the potomac. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thank you. we have breaking news to report concerning hostess, the legendary snack food and ead maker. the company announced a few minutes ago it will begin to wine down operations. >> no! >> it asked a bankruptcy court for permission to close its business and sell off its brands. this is the result, they say of a strike that'
Nov 28, 2012 5:00am PST
now 5:12, the election is over but president barack obama is campaigning again. as allison burns reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, allison burns has more on avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: he will sit down at the white house with some who backed mitt romney and also will be trying to sell his plan to avoid the so called fiscal cliff about spending cuts that kick in at the end of next month. it was another down day on wall street as investors grow increasingly worried about whether they can avoid financial disaster. they are deadlocked over raising taxes on well, the they are americans. -- wealthier americans. sea think he should stop campaigning. >>> they are working out an agreement and he is back on the campaign trail, presumably with the same old talking points we are quite familiar with. >> reporter: but they say the white house is fully engaged while taking his case to the public. >> now that the election is over, we should stop talking to them about these vital issues i think is bad advice. >> reporter: how the president is taking his message to social medi
Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
has since resigned. >>> and in the middle east crisis it is expanding as allison burns reports, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton is heading to jerusalem right now. allison? >> reporter: hillary rodham clinton is now on her way to jerusalem. she will meet in cairo to meet with egyptian officials. they continue rocket attacks and israel strikes from the air, at least 112 people have been killed at least half are civilians and israel has agreed to put its ground offensive on hold for now and they described hillary rodham clinton's challenging mission. >> to support a durable outcome that ends rocket attacks and restores abrader calm in the region... >> reporter: three u.s. ships have returned to be on standby incase americans need to be evacuated from israel. reporting live allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, it was a big night for monday night football and it ended with the 49ers destroying the chicago bears 32- 7. and they are replacing the injured smith, passing for 243 yards and 2 touchdowns. after the game, jim harbaugh was asked if he would be the
Nov 3, 2012 11:35pm PDT
for an apartment with no heat, leaky windows and something even worse. allison >> reporter: grateful to get a small apartment in this building for $2,300 a month. but right away vivian green started noticing the problems like no heat. >> and we were not getting hot water. >> reporter: but the worst, mice. the landlord sent over the handy man with traps, but they keep coming. other tenants have had problems. >> we just went to bed with a lot of clothing. he had the landlord wouldn't return his $1,800 security deposit. >> he said i left the place messed up. >> reporter: that landlord is richard thomas. he owns more than 150 rental units around the bay area and he's imtimeus for just that. -- infamous for just that holding security deposits r these tenets we found last year -- tenants were drinking and bathing from contaminated water from a well. thomas was treating it with bottles of clorox. he was forced to install a chlorination system. we caught up with him at a department of building inspection hearing. >> out standing items on the notice. violations are out standing. there's no he
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
to close their doors. >>> allison burns in our washington d.c. newsroom has more on the busy schedule and whether we are closer to a deal. >>> they are meeting with small business owners to find out about tax cuts to be extended. president barack obama has not met with congressional leaders since it before the thanksgiving break and no other meetings have been planned yet. the white house is welcoming comments on tax increases on wealthier americans. >> some of the tax increases are welcome and they represent what we hope is a different in tone and approach to these problems. >> but time is running out to strike a deal for spending cuts that kick in as part of the so called fiscal cliff are now just 35 days away. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well a new study finds part of the bay area have higher invasive amounts for the western part of the state. the northern part of alameda county and a section that runs between san mateo and alameda counties. breast cancer rates were 10 to 20% higher than the state average from 2000 to 2008. breast cancer rates have long
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
. excited to hand it over to tony and allison. first, congratulations to kathy otey. she is looking for work right now and kathy watches fox 5 every morning, every day and says being the fan will be a great pick me up. here you go, kathy and good luck in your job search. >> keep hope alive. don't give up. >> that's it for the 6:00 hour. >> now over to tony and allison. >> happy friday to both of you. coming up, a little girl kidnapped, found a short time ago in our area. breaking developments. >> the former head of the cia is
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> president barack obama gets back on the campaign trail today as allison burns reports, he is making up for lot of time and going to critical swing states with just five days until election day. >> reporter: the president is expected to come out swinging today, wisconsin and nevada, as president barack obama dealt with the federal hurricane response, mitt romney softened his speech avoided direct attempts but they are targeting ohio for criticizing president barack obama for the auto bailout. >> reporter: the head of chrysler issued a statement saying it's not shifting jobs to china and the president's team has been out in force refuting the ad. >> in the last few hours with this campaign they have become truly desperate. >>> he is standing by the ad in virginia. reporting live, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well several people have already voted and you are looking at video for early voters in maryland. some of the states are already releasing those who are voting and 2. 7 million people have already voted 2. 73 for the democrat and 41% for republicans. >>> they are
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
hurricane sandy. the president is getting a boost in the final days of his campaign, allison? >> reporter: it is still an extremely tight race, pam but president barack obama is getting resounding praise for his response to the hurricane crisis and showed a more compassionate side while touring storm damage while touring yesterday. even mitt romney's big booster is applauding the president's handling of the crisis and now he gets back to colorado, wisconsin and nevada. mitt romney avoided mentioning the president by name or launching direct attempts at the president but he did have a closing argument. >> i have a plan to execute change and to make it happen. >> and the brouhaha over the next auto bailout... >> allison burns, president barack obama wants new opposition leaders in syria. the change in policy comes after the syrian kraus fails. it crash council fails. -- hillary rodham clinton said we have to protect the country from oppositionests. >> we will be strongly dealing with the syrian resolution. >>> and they met with china's foreign minister to stop it and they are w
Nov 21, 2012 3:00am PST
"viewpoint" here on current tv. likewise, film critic allison bails who i'm a big fan of, and she'll be talking about what are some good films that smart politically progressive minded people can go see, and what are some good movies you can take your family to see or escape from your family with. and scott backman will be on. >> i can't wait for that. >> john: yesterday we had dean on, and they do a show together. and scott takes the position where he is very pro israel but not a huge fan of their government. anthony popus will be calling in, and is wal-mart as bad for their employees as we have been lead to believe? we will find out. but first it's time for some "full court press." >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> hey, how about some overhead lines -- >> john: i'm seconding bill tainted shell fish so i can come back again. >> excellent. pita wants to put an end to the turkey pardon ritual. it says it is an outdated ceremony that makes slight of some 46 million gentle intelligent birds. >> john: every year the president has this ridiculous ritual where he does
Nov 12, 2012 10:00pm EST
clearly that we should not treat small amounts of marijuana as an offense. allison holcomb who was the manager -- campaign manager of the campaign to decriminalize minor marijuana possession said she was "incredibly moved" by satterberg's emotion and said the prosecutor showed "incredible courage." more than 220 marijuana possession cases instantly dismissed. more than 220 lives saved from criminal records. allison holchomb is right. it did say some courage for prosecutors to decide to drop those cases and it took wisdom. the collective wisdom of voters to make that happen. 1,549,928, washington state voters, improved the lives of people, instantly. by voting. when people tell you that voting doesn't matter, tell them to talk to those 220 people in washington state who won't be dragged into court for possession of a little bit of weed and tell it to thousands and thousands and thousands of people who for years to come in washington state, will not be arrested for minor possession of marijuana. and let's all thank washington state voters tonight for once again proving that your vote mat
Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
court, allison? >> reporter: the justices will be meeting behind closed doors to decide whether to take up any cases related to gay marriage this term. the 2008 voter approved ban, it means gay marriage stands in california and other areas like washington. they are taking it to a federal law which declares marriage between a man and a woman and i will show you the new ad aimed at influencing the court during my next update, ktvu channel 2 morning news, allison burns. >>> and it means many will now make less than city government officials. governor jerry brown will drop to $65,000 a year and that's $4,000 a year less than the san francisco treasurer makes. and pamela harris will make less money as well and that's the job she moved up. >>> she is assaulting a 65-year- old. he kidnapped the woman a week and a half ago and then assaulted her. he is charged with felony counts including torture and attempted murder. >>> humane society will pay to owners to pay to spay and neuter their dogs. they are looking into why they are making this unusual offer. >>> all county parks will not be cha
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
as we speak. allison? >> reporter: after the past few days we have heard republicans and president barack obama finding new ways to cooperate but when president barack obama arrived back at the white house after a victory last night he had to deal with the fact that it had also been the worst day on wall street this year and that means pressure is intensifying on him and congressional leaders to deal with the massive budget cuts that will kick in at the end of this year. both sides are calling for compromise. >> i want everyone to understand, you can't push us around, we want to work together. >> after years of dealing the fiscal challenges, 2013 is going to be different. >> reporter: and for the first time yesterday, house speaker john boehner indicated republicans might be willing to consider new sources of revenue as part of tax reform and everybody is trying to figure out if that means republicans are now willing to accept some new tax increases as part of a broader deal. reporting live, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well voter turn out here in california was
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am EST
end of the week. all right. wisdom, back to you and allison at the desk. >> thank you very much. more foreign students are attending colleges in the united states. according to a new study. nearly 6% last year driven by 23% increase from china. much of the growth is at midwest schools. five years ago 87 undergraduates from china at indiana university and now it's over 2000. >>> it is giving cyber monday a run for its monday. the chinese have observed what's known as single's day on november 11th. it's the version of valentine's day for people without partners. online consumers spent $1.6 billion this year. that would make it the biggest e comers sales day on record. >> really? >> yes. >> pieces of jewelry found aboard the titanic are making debut. purse found on ship during a research mission. they will go on display on friday at the titanic artifacts exhibition. the joules will move to orlando and las vegas. also will be diamond earrings, broaches and a gold pocket watch. >> i love jewelry. i like shiny things . >> so do i, like cars. >> we'll be right back with the buzz bin. alright
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
reporting from a washington d.c. newsroom, allison? >> reporter: palestinians leaders have secured broad support ahead of today's united nations general vote. palestinians celebrated as mahmoud abbas sought to seek status and palestinians see it is a significant move towards statehood but hillary rodham clinton warns it will undermind effort for peace talks with israel. >> it is a solution that fulfills the aspirations of the palestinians people is through jerusalem and not new york. >> reporter: it comes after 8 days of bloodshed between israel and hamas. it could certainly boost credibility with hamas but there will be a price for them. u.s. is threatening to cut off a half billion dollars in annual aid. reporting live allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in vallejo, it could be the work of an arsonist, and police are investigating two suspicious fires and that makes 6 in the last few weeks. it was at a mortgage business and just a half hour later another fire was called in. in the past two weeks, four other fires burned two homes and four businesses and they believe i
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am PST
presidential elections in history. allison burns in our newsroom and has more. >> reporter: at this point it really is about watching those big battleground states and when those polls close we could know who our next president will be barring any surprises. the first poles close in virginia and north carolina between 430 and pacific time. and the poles close in new hampshire and by 6:00 in wisconsin, colorado could be decided. winds early in the night in ohio virginia and florida, given the other states he is favored to win, mitt romney is looking to take those, ohio virginia and north carolina and make it a long night for president barack obama. the most recent polling puts president barack obama ahead but not by much. reporting live washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well a new field pole is suggesting fewer ballots will be cast than in the 2008 presidential election despite the number of people registering to vote. it is estimating more than 12 million people are preparing compare that to 7-point four million in 2008. there is one theory, people were more
Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> allison in our washington dv newsroom with why they are calling them political feeders. >> reporter: the upgraded united nations status is seen as a significant step towards statehood. this is video from pall palestinians television ahead of the united nations vote after a failed bid last year, and today palestinians leaders are trying a different approach. mahmoud ahmadinejad is looking for non-observer status like the vatican and they would say it is territorial like the west bank. >> they will objectify the justice the palestinians have undergone beginning with the state of israel in 1948... >> reporter: the un vote comes after a cease-fire agreement at the un in gaza. some say mahmoud ahmadinejad needs to boost his own authority and we are looking at why the u.s. is opposing that, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we have new details about a hero at cement plant in cupertino. they issued a report, they said the truck driver tried to tackle the gunman and save his co-workers. he hid from police inside a crawl space inside a house in sunny veil. deputies
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
in the biggest battleground states, allison? >> pam, there are nine swing states and here are some coming in tonight. between 4 and 4:30 p.m., the first poles close between virginia, ohio and north carolina. then a 5:00 they close and by 6:00 the battleground states in wisconsin can be decided. he won all of those and the president still has a slim lead in most of them. he voted a few minutes ago and mitt romney is looking to take those first few wins in ohio and north carolina and to make it along evening for president barack obama. reporting live, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and fewer ballots will be cast in california than the 2008 presidential election despite a record number of people registered to vote. it supports 25.3 million and compare that to 2008. we have important propositions. on the flip side those using mail in ballots, they are expected to reach high and they are expected to vote in person at the precincts today. we will have complete election coverage throughout the morning and special coverage this afternoon. we started as the poles closed on
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am PST
to the infalling ration. >>> and allie rasmus is in our -- allison burns is in the washington dc news room with the message today. >> president obama made clear on the campaign trail the fiscal cliff was not going to happen. today he makes his first post election speech from the white house outlining how he plans to avoid it. now, the president has only been back at the white house for one full day, but on that day, congressional budget analysts issued a dire warning. they said the fiscal cliff spending cuts and tax increases that kick in at the end of this year would push the economy into another recession. on the campaign trail the president made clear he wants a deal that includes tax reforms and new incentives for businesses that keep jobs in the united states, but he also wants tax increases on wealthier americans, something republicans say they will refuse to consider. reporting live from washington dc, allison byrnes ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a penalty phase hearing continues today for a convicted of killing two people. prosecutors wants death penalty for nathan barris. he threa
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
another ask allison. you have time to send it to me. you never know. head to and click on the morning tab for a link to ask allison. friday morning during the mighty 9:00 hour. >> the question you have right now is not that good. >> i haven't even chosen one yet. who knows. you might have a chance. it's like the door to the door to trick or treat. >> even better than that. >> all right. >> submit right now. let's do the weather . couple light sprinkles and showers across the region. not going to amount to a whole lot. might wet the roadways or make you say hey it's raining. otherwise, a
Nov 12, 2012 6:30pm EST
us nascar fans, when yarbrough and bobby allison went after it at the daytona 500. >>> and we're not necessarily talking about the left lane, women have passed men on the road in a very important way. we just learned today for the first time, more women now have driver's license, this reverses a long-time gender gap behind the wheel. the experts are predicting this will affect the american auto industry, because women drivers are more likely to demand smaller, safer and more energy-efficient cars. >>> lance armstrong has cut his remaining ties with the charity he founded. back in october you will recall he resigned as chairman of livestrong. but he kept a seat on the board. well today, he gave that up. and on his way out he posted a photo of himself on twitter, relaxing at home, surrounded by his seven tour de france yellow jerseys, representing the seven tour de france titles he has now been stripped of, as a result of the doping scandal. >>> up here next, the veterans, marking their own holiday by making a difference for others. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and c
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
allison seymour. happy you are with us on this friday. >> tucker barnes is here. he has the latest on our forecast. another cool one. >> and cool this afternoon. more cloud cover. not going to be the best looking day but we're not expecting rain showers through thursday. let's get to the radar. showers to the south down into the carolinas. you can see those bubbling up. cloud cover associated with upper level disturbance bringing the midatlantic cloud cover. clouds more numerous than yesterday. partly to mostly cloudy. we're going to stay on the cool side for the remainder of the week. currently washington, the temperature is 43. 30s out at dulles and bwi marshal. forecast high temperature about 10 degrees below average. mid 40s north and west to about 50 here. a little cool for this time of year. that's a look at weather. more details on a brighter looking weekend forecast coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie. >> on the roads right now got our hands full. coming in from the west eastbound 66 down to 31 miles an hour. the pace doesn't improve much. a pattern going
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
willingness to take a look at it. >> i promise you right now that i will call allison and talk to her about that, if that is an issue they want to take on. you guys are great for that, because that issue has really hit the logical mind. that would be great. >> thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much, director smyth. now the fun begins, i get to introduce the executive director of the entertainment commission, joycelyn came. [applause] look at all of these people here. this as twice as many people as last year. i'm sure it is a violation of the fire code. are there any fireman here? i didn't like them. i know it is hard to squish in. you in the back, i keep my panelists -- could you come up? the next part of this is going to be panel conversation. if you would come up? thank you all for coming, by the way. it is always a challenge. it is like having a party and hoping that people will come. now i am so proud of myself. what i want to do to practice this conversation, is carol johnson here somewhere? is that they pretty much relate to the breakout groups that we will put you in later. la
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
morning, everybody. i'm tony perkins. >> i'm allison seymour. and it does seem like those folks are getting a lot. >> i know we all feel for them. i can't imagine going through what they are going through. >> being very cold too. tucker barnes is joining us mother nature seems to be relentless. >> not cooperating. early season snowstorm right right down to the coast. 6 inches of snow last night. more on that coming up. locally, we're doing better. temperatures in the right direction. still going to be a cool day but highs in the low 50s. right now regan national 41. very chilly start to our day. it's going to be a cool one. we're starting to get breaks in the clouds. there's your satellite radar. the storm grinding up the coast of new england. still left over rain and snow showers back towards new york. we're on the back edge of this and clear out. we're still going to be under the influence of that storm with our winds out of the north and west. highs in the low 50s. still breezy but plenty of afternoon sunshine and the trend around here into the weekend, warmer temperatures on the
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. happy you are with us on this important day. tucker barnes joining us for a look at that weather. good morning. >> good morning. it's cold outside. don't need to tell you that. temperatures falling back into the 20s. we're in the mid 30s in town. a chilly afternoon. winter coat to start your day. 34 at regan national. coldest temperature so far . 28 at dulles. and freeze warning in affect. for much of the area hard freeze overnight with temperatures back into the 20s. places like frederick, mid 20s overnight. all right looking at the satellite radar, should be a sunny and bright start to your day. a few clouds but much of the day sunny and bright. the cloud cover will start to work in and will turn mostly cloudy as we wait the arrival of our storm system. the noreaster we've been talking about. more details on that coming up. for election day, sunny skies. going to be dries this -- dry this afternoon. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> we have a couple things to make note of. we have problems with metro's blue orange line. that ha
Nov 18, 2012 10:00am PST
me right now to talk about the state is allison pratt, director of policies and services at the alameda county food bank. i want to thank you for being here today? >> it's great to be here. >> cheryl: there is such a huge topic. you serve so many people in the communities. >> absolutely. it's an insidious problem, hunger. the face of hunger might not be what you expect. we serve many working families. seniors on fixed income. something unique about who we are serving in alameda county and this holds true for other food banks, many families are earning just a little too much to qualify for any type of assistance but still not enough to pay their bills and put food on the table. times have been tough. >> cheryl: i know that the community food bank distributes 24 million pounds of food. that sounds like so much. how bad is the situation right now? >> times are really tough in alameda county. families are really struggling. one of the things we would like to do, redistribute farm fresh fruits and vegetables. something that may be surprising half of it is purchased food but the risin
Nov 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
read here. this is from allison in norman, oklahoma. when i was in elementary school in the 1950's, each classroom displayed a world map that put the u.s. squarely in the center of the world. the eurasian continent was split into, as parentheses to the u.s. in order to accommodate this you. i believe i have struggled against this distortion of the u.s. is both literal and symbolic place in the world all my life. we are close in age. so i wonder if you encounter the same perpetual distortion and subsequent challenge? you have 30 seconds. >> absolutely something i write about in don't know much about geography. specifically, most of us grew up with a certain, what is called, projection of the world. greenland looks like it is big, if up in africa. so, as things get turned around and given proportionally, i also included in that book of maps that just turns north and south america upside-down. what would happen if we looked at -- there's no reason we can look at it that way. north doesn't have to be a top. we could put south of the top who wanted to. >> host: we will have to leave it
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am PST
now that i will call allison and talk to her about that, if that is an issue they want to take on. you guys are great for that, because that issue has really hit the logical mind. that would be great. >> thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much, director smyth. now the fun begins, i get to introduce the executive director of the entertainment commission, joycelyn came. [applause] look at all of these people here. this as twice as many people as last year. i'm sure it is a
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
over. >> allison lost hers to a spilled drink. >> my boyfriend's roommate had a 25-pound cat, knocked a bench on top of it. ruined. >> they say the top danger zones are the kitchen where 21% of phones are ruined mostly from spilled perches. it is followed by the living room and bathroom. 9% of rued phones have been dropped in the toilet, they say. 5% went through the washing machine. as this photo shows, 6% of lost phones were left on the roof of cars. if you don't have insurance that mistake can cost you hundreds. two ways to protect your phone. one, by a thick protective case. two, if it will cost $200 or more to replace, purchase insurance from your carrier. that way you don't waste your money. i am john matarese. >> reporter: 45 degrees now at the airport, but it feels cold r. than that. i 578 meteorologist wyatt everhe,rt. >> a couple cameras for you. a few breaks of sunshine early on. how about the high mountain country where they still have tremendous issues with the snow that came down. what% of people in garrett county still do not have power back. isolated areas, we will see
Nov 16, 2012 1:35am PST
her roommate wasn't hurt. allison is a freshman at dominican university and couldn't believe one of her classmates fought off a violent criminal. >> it's pretty amazing how a woman can do that, especially here. we take self-defense classes and what not. it actually works out pretty well. >> reporter: here's another look at the suspect. he's 18 to 25, between 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-7 inches tall, prominent ears and don't forget about those knife wounds on his face and upper body. he is considered armed and dangerous. and san rafael police want anyone to call them with any information about his whereabouts. live in san rafael, elizabeth cook, cbs 5 eyewitness news. >>> the prime minister of egypt will go to gaza in the next few hours. we've just learned that israel is prepared to hold its fire during his visit if the palestinians do the same. this battle between israel and hamas is happening under different circumstances. there is a new government in egypt, one that is generally more supportive of hamas. tonight, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the israeli consulate in san francis
Nov 10, 2012 12:00am PST
. allison comes for regular screenings. ever since her surgery for melanoma on her shoulder. >> anything that could tell me that there was an irregularity under the skin or anywhere on me or my husband or children would be fabulous. >> reporter: a single scan costs $175. right now it is not covered by insurance. biopsies are. but in marcy's case, the scan offered peace of mind without additional scars. >> you had a very low score which means the likelihood of this being a melanoma is extremely low. >> one other note. the op tau cal system was actually adapted from a defense technology originally developed to identify potential military targets. dan? >> interesting. all right. >>> a new storm in the sierra has skiers waxing up their skis tonight. squaw valley and alpine meadows are digging out from a fresh foot of snow. elsewhere up to 18 inches of snow fell at donner summit and they opened for daily operations. customers are ready to hit the powder. >> we are hoping for a banner season this year. last year we had season passes, and it was total bust. big parts of the mountai
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
than ever before, and the situation could get even worse. as allison burns reports from washington, d.c., the budget battles in congress mean the demand for food assistance could go up dramatically. >> reporter: bonito that is up for her church's thanksgiving dinner, expecting a larger than usual crowd. >> what we've been seeing here recently is that the need has just gotten so much greater. >> reporter: but she is noticing fewer choices at the food bank this year, contributions from the federal government and donations are down. >> the majority of this food goes to children and it goes to seniors, which is extremely important. >> reporter: the federal government has cut its contribution to food banks like this that serve hundreds of charities by more than a third. that means more empty shelves, and more hungry people. and as congress considers dramatic cuts to the food stamp program, demand is expected to increase at local food pantries. a package of legislation known as the farm bill would force half a million people to lose about $90 in food stamps a month, and make thousands of othe
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